Lounges

Aspire Lounge

Whether you are travelling for business or leisure, start your journey in style at the Aspire Lounge at Newcastle Airport.

The lounge is open to anyone regardless of which airline you are travelling with, or the class of travel you have chosen.

You can also upgrade to the AspirePlus lounge, which brings together opulent surroundings with dedicated staff on hand to give you the best possible start to your journey.

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Food, Drink and Facilities

The lounge has reopened with a number of COVID-19 measures in place, including: 

  • Social distancing
  • Self-service check in (where possible)
  • Reduced capacity
  • Table service instead of buffet style
  • A reduced, low contact menu
  • Increased cleaning
  • PressReader - a digital magazine and newspaper service

Current Opening Hours

Day Opening time Closing time
Monday 05:00 11:15
Tuesday CLOSED CLOSED
Wednesday 05:00 11:15
Thursday CLOSED CLOSED
Friday 05:00 11:15
Saturday 05:00 15:00
Sunday 08:00 14:30


Opening hours are subject to change without notice, and may differ to those specified above.

AspirePlus Lounge

Please note: Due to COVID-19 the AspirePlus lounge is currently closed

The separate, dedicated AspirePlus lounge offers airfield views set in a quiet haven, away from the hustle and bustle of the main airport terminal and can be found situated within the brand new Aspire airport lounge.

The AspirePlus lounge, exclusively for adults only, brings together opulent surroundings with dedicated staff on hand to give you the best possible start to your journey.

The exclusive Spey Whisky Bar provides a fantastic selection of complimentary premium alcoholic drinks along with a selection of premium wines and beers. Of course, complimentary single malt Spey Whisky is on offer to all Aspire+ guests.

An enhanced selection of hot and cold foods is available for all guests along with Private SnoozePods (in single or dual occupancy and each containing a private Smart TV with on-demand services). Private charging facilities, free-to-use private work rooms with free WiFi as standard allowing guests to catch up on last minute work or make private phone calls.

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British Airways Lounge

Please note: Due to COVID-19 the British Airways lounge is currently closed

Located downstairs between boarding gate numbers 2 and 3, this stylish and elegant lounge is available to the departing passengers listed below: 

  • British Airways Executive Club members holding Premier, Gold or Silver cards
  • One World Emerald and Sapphire card holders
  • Customers travelling from Newcastle in Club Class
  • Customers travelling on wards from London Heathrow in First or Club Class - Same ticket rules apply
  • Gold status British Airways Executive Club members travelling on an Aer Lingus flight but with a British Airways ticket number

The lounge is ideal for customers travelling for both business and pleasure. The lounge has a peaceful, relaxing atmosphere with a coffee bar facility and offers light snacks, beers, wines and spirits. The lounge has a small library, television and a business centre with internet access.

Opening hours are dependent on season and flight schedule.